Easyjet have give Southend Airport some much needed good news after they have announced they are going to offer low cost flights from Southend Airport to Tenerife.
Tickets for the flights to Tenerife are going on sale today and the first flight from Southend Airport to Tenerife will start on the 13th December 2013.
EasyJet are hoping that 11,000 passengers per year will take advantage of the new flight to the sunshine of Tenerife, which will operate twice a week on Tuesday and Friday.
Hugh Aitken, EasyJet’s UK Commercial Manager said “We’re absolutely delighted to be launching our 16th destination from London Southend to Tenerife.
“It’s the perfect winter sun destination and we’re sure it will be a big hit with our customers from Southend and the wider region. “
Southend Airport have said the news of the new route is great news for the airport and for the passengers who use the airport.
By Diane Walker